Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

What's The Rush?

It's spreading fast — the idea that rush hour on NYC mass transit has got to go for NYC to start up again and get back its mojo. Sounds right to me. But the end of rush hour means quickly moving the city in a direction never before conjured up even in utopian fever dreams.

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Reimund SchwarzeSnapshot

Coronavirus, the Future of Cities and an Inclusive Green Recovery

COVID-19 has plunged the world into the deepest crisis in industrial history in just a few months. What began as a local epidemic in Wuhan in December 2019 has developed into a global pandemic along the travel and trade networks so characteristic of 21st Century globalization.

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In the Media

Dining In the Streets. Next Up, Dancing In the Street

NYT column, right up Sallan's alley, sparks conversation.

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Subway Reading

Weird Weather's Double Whammy

More heat? Check. More drought? Check.But now, there is more of both together. Uh-oh

Just Say No, By 2035

By 2035, the sale of news gas-powered cars in California will be banned. But, as climate activists have noted, there is no ban on oil drilling or fracking in the state

Help Wanted: Staff Writer

Earther, an environmental news website nested within Gizmodo, seeks an experienced Staff Writer/Reporter with a critical eye + the ability to ask (and answer) big questions about the climate crisis

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In The Carbon Age

Tick, Tick, Tick

As temperatures head up + up, dangerous disease-bearing ticks march north

Climate And The Courts: Post-RBG

Key legal decisions + key legal principles that will be in play as federal courts hear the next generation of climate cases

McKinsey On The Climate Crisis

"Most of the increase in direct impact from climate hazards to date has come from greater exposure to hazards rather than from increases in the mean and tail intensity of hazards. In the future, hazard intensification will likely assume a greater role."

Worldwide

UN: Leaders' Speeches

Chinese President Ji pledges his nation to reaching carbon neutrality while President Trump goes on about the "Chinese" flu at the opening day session of he UN

EV Acceleraion

Non-US electric vehicle sales rise as prices near parity with fossil-fueled vehicles. Are fossil-fuelers worried?

Oceans Can't Hold Much More CO2

Oceans' capacity for absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is running out, this will speed up the timeline of our climate crisis

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